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Cassatt and PlateSpin, have announced a new technology and business relationship to accelerate the move of large enterprises to consolidate their servers and implement automated data center management, with the goal of making IT more responsive to business needs. Cassatt is an emerging...
Intel has announced that it is now providing VMware certified virtualization solutions for some of the company?s server platform and motherboard products. For the first time, server vendors from around the world which participate in the Intel Enabled Server Acceleration Alliance (ESAA)...
IBM has announced new updates to of all kinds its Netcool/Precision and Netcool/Proviso software, bringing service providers performance management and availability management for MPLS networks. MPLS enables 'Quality of Service,' bringing high-priority handling for voice and other traf...
IBM has previewed a powerful new BladeCenter HT system that delivers superior performance and high-speed connectivity for network bandwidth up to 10 times greater than previously possible, to help telecommunications network providers unleash next-generation applications for consumers b...
Samsung Electronics has won 12 International CES Innovations 2007 Design and Engineering Showcase Awards. Samsung's award-winners include three handheld cellular phones, two Plasma HDTVs, two digital audio players, two Home Theater in a Box systems, a multifunction color laser printer,...
Nortel and Southeast European Communications and Investments Inc. (SECI) today announced their intent to establish a joint venture in southeast Europe. The creation of the joint venture with SECI - a company that is actively involved with providing advisory services in telecommunicatio...
Epicor Software has announced continued commitment to leverage the latest technology from Microsoft including the 2007 Microsoft Office system and Windows Vista to provide its customers with enterprise software solutions that boost productivity and collaboration.
HP has announced enhancements to its identity and access management software suite to help customers increase agility, reduce risk and cut costs in the area of security and compliance management. Introduced at the Gartner Identity and Access Management Summit, the new integration initi...
Monash University has selected IBM Lotus software to improve collaboration for its 60,000 staff, students and researchers around the world. Monash University required a comprehensive solution that reflected its desire to use information technology to support new ways of collaborating c...
The second edition of the Tata Consultancy Services-EducationWorld Teachers Awards attracted an overwhelming response of 25,000 nominations from across the country including the Andaman and Nicobar islands. The Teachers award acknowledges excellence in teaching by recognizing teachers ...
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has signed a seven year agreement to provide a full range of managed IT services to Somerfield, a leading UK-based small-format food retailer, building on an existing eight-year relationship between TCS and Somerfield.
Two days before the opening of the 15th Asian Games Doha 2006, Samsung, a Prestige Partner of the Games, officially opened the doors to its Digital Gallery by hosting a ceremony for related officials and guests. Housed in the ASPIRE building, the Samsung Digital Gallery provides all sp...
The University of the East, one of the largest universities in the Philippines, is expanding online learning capabilities, enabling new applications, and improving administrative functionality at its Manila campus with an Ethernet networking solution from Nortel.
HP has announced a new energy management system and key initiatives to bridge the gap between facilities and IT to help customers dramatically reduce data center operating costs. Based on work from the past four years by HP Labs, the new energy management system, called HP Dynamic Smar...
HP has unveiled new project and portfolio management software that gives customers real-time visibility and control over the entire IT portfolio to help reduce the business risk of IT project failure. Available immediately, Mercury Project and Portfolio Management Center 7.0 provides c...
IBM highlighted the deep science behind the latest video games and encouraged middle school students to pursue careers in math and science at an open house at the company's $3 billion East Fishkill, New York, microchip manufacturing center, which produces the chips that power the lates...
Rhodia, IBM and ADP have signed a 7-year strategic worldwide agreement to optimize Rhodia's Human Resources organization by outsourcing the administrative and support areas of key HR processes. The partnership with IBM and with ADP will allow Rhodia to focus on strategic HR issues, whi...
A newly signed agreement between the Texas Department of Information Resources and IBM delivers expanded services and lower costs for data center services. The seven-year contract is valued at $863 million with three optional one-year extensions. After taking all new and retained costs...
IBM has announced that Grundfos, one of the world's leading pump manufacturers for industrial purposes, heating, water supply and wastewater, has selected IBM Information Integration Solutions to create an integrated information management environment that delivers precise and trusted ...
Sony has succeeded in creating a contactless IC card made from vegetable-based plastic (vegetable-based plastics are derived from biomass). Such cards are based on Sony's contactless IC card technology 'FeliCa' 2 and can run applications like the Edy pre-paid e-money service, or functi...
HP has been named the overall market leader in telecom service management, according to an in-depth report by OSS Observer, a leading analyst firm. The Illinois-based company cited HP Software products as well as HP's strengths in business consulting, service modeling, active service-l...
Microsoft's Get Net Safe tour, a 12-city initiative to help keep Internet users of all ages safe online, will visit Seattle for three days, running from Nov. 28 to Nov. 30. Microsoft and its partners will sponsor 10 educational events in Washington - in Seattle, Redmond, Everett and Ta...
Novell has unveiled enhancements to its PartnerNet program designed to make it easier, more strategic, and more profitable for partners to work with Novell. PartnerNet 2007 introduces several key new benefits, including technology specializations to enhance partner expertise and visibi...
Wipro BPO, the BPO arm of Wipro Limited, announced the appointment of Ramit Sethi as Senior Vice President - Knowledge Services and Capital Markets. Ramit Sethi's focus would be to consolidate and grow Wipro BPO's Captal Markets & Knowledge Services business.
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), a global IT services and consulting organization, unveiled its latest initiative to enlarge and develop the suitable talent pool available to the IT industry. The TCS Talent Transformation (TCS T2) aims to transform science graduates into global softwar...
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) and its Chinese partners, supported by the National Development and Reforms Commission (NDRC) announced that Microsoft had signed a tripartite investment agreement to be a strategic investor in TCS China, with the TCS and the and Chinese Parties, which a...
HP has announced an initiative that will award grants totaling $2.8 million in cash and HP equipment to two- and four-year colleges and universities in the United States and Puerto Rico. The 2007 HP Technology for Teaching Grant initiative supports the redesign of math, science and eng...
Iowa Health System (IHS) has announced it will utilize IBM Grid Medical Archive Solution (GMAS) to allow cardiology, radiology and other digital images to be shared across multiple sites and securely stored for years to help improve patient care, advance research and reduce administrat...
IBM has signed an agreement with the Chengdu High-Tech Zone, to establish a Global Delivery Center within the Chengdu Tianfu Software Park. Scheduled to be operational by February 2007, this new center will provide multi-lingual application development and maintenance services to clien...
ProCurve Networking by HP is now the world's second largest global enterprise networking vendor in revenue, ports and Power over Ethernet (PoE), according to a recent report by market research firm Dell'Oro Group. For the third calendar quarter of 2006, ProCurve grew its revenue share ...
A new IP-based telephone system from IBM is improving parent-teacher communication in Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows School District, while lowering maintenance requirements and costs. IBM designed and implemented the new Cisco telephone system at Pitt Meadows Secondary School in Pitt Meadow...
TIBCO Software, a business integration and process management software company that enables real-time business, has announced that its customer, Geisinger Health System, has won a first place award in the 2006 Process Innovation Awards for its use of TIBCO's business process management...
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded IBM a four-year $244 million award to develop a machine that provides 100 times the sustained performance of today's general purpose supercomputers and is dramatically simpler to program, administer and use. IBM expects ...
IBM has introduced service products designed to help clients better align IT investments and infrastructure requirements with business goals. Five of the new service products are available immediately from IBM IT Strategy and Architecture Services group and can help companies create a ...
IBM has announced that Thriftway Supermarket in Seattle, Washington is the first retailer to install a new point-of-sale application that provides a turnkey solution for Pay By Touch, a biometric payment service that lets shoppers make purchases with the touch of a finger. The new IBM ...
HypoVereinsbank and IBM, have signed a 3-year agreement for IBM to take over key areas of the bank's IT application development. From January 2007, IBM Global Services will manage the modernization, standardization and ongoing development of the bank's credit applications and will work...
IBM will manage hosted applications for Achieve Healthcare Technologies, which provides clinical and financial software systems to the eldercare industry. Last quarter, Achieve picked IBM to manage hosting for their end-to-end applications and improve reliability, flexibility and incre...
Banco Sabadell, one of Spain's largest banking groups, and IBM have announced a 7-million euro, 9-year contract for IBM to manage the bank's electronic e-mail platform. The agreement is part of PROTEO, Banco Sabadell's IT renovation program, which aims to position the bank as a leading...
IBM has announced that it is putting advanced analytics to work zeroing in on fraudulent and abusive claims in the property and casualty (P&C) insurance industry. The IBM Loss Analysis and Warning Solution is designed to help protect P&C insurance companies from illegal, unethical, or ...